Illini Football 2019

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FIFY.

This speed and height is nfl caliber. Add hands and route running, he is easily a draft pick.

From what I have read. He basically wins every jump ball and is great at making adjustments. I wonder how that changes against good defenders. But talk about him and beason going at it every day, they will both improve tremendously
That team that played in the state championship game had a very good defense
 
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This is the 39.99 4x100. Campbell is running anchor. He’s just coasting after a bit but he’s still pulling away from people. Legit speed. Catch him in stride on a pass route and he should be able to pull away.


 
Robert on illiniboard is not as excited as me. He said that Campbell has 1 year of football and is a risk. He is worried he won’t know how to create separation. I believe that you can teach how to create separation easier than you can teach speed. If this one works out, I may start a competing blog
 
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Robert on illiniboard is not as excited as me. He said that Campbell has 1 year of football and is a risk. He is worried he won’t know how to create separation. I believe that you can teach how to create separation easier than you can teach speed. If this one works out, I may start a competing blog
Run fast in a straight line, catch ball, td. (Obviously not that simple but nice to have a guy defenses have to respect their ability to blow the top off the defense)
 
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South Bend, IN
Robert on illiniboard is not as excited as me. He said that Campbell has 1 year of football and is a risk. He is worried he won’t know how to create separation. I believe that you can teach how to create separation easier than you can teach speed. If this one works out, I may start a competing blog
Seems pretty risk free to me. He either learns to compete and is competent and makes an impact, or he gets buried in the depth chart, never sees the light of day, and transfers. We're obviously not going to be using the scholarship on other athletes at this time it appears, especially this late in the game. So why not.
 
Robert on illiniboard is not as excited as me. He said that Campbell has 1 year of football and is a risk. He is worried he won’t know how to create separation. I believe that you can teach how to create separation easier than you can teach speed. If this one works out, I may start a competing blog
Well you can teach route run which can help cause separation. If he just started playing football than you can teach him that route. We got a player that if he had Malik to start that season he probably be at sec school. He got offer by Houston in track and Houston is one of the best track teams in the country so speed is legit. Man it will be watch him and beason, cumby, Corbin, and Nate and Carlos with the breakaway speed
 
Couple ideas. If he doesn’t pan out at WR he can always

1) switch to corner

2) put 20lbs on him and move him to safety

3) add 35 lbs and move to TE

RANDOM DREAM SCENARIO: put 50 lbs on him and make him a 6’4 240lb linebacker with blazing speed a la a previous Lovie LB
The point is that the possibilities are endless. He has the speed and from what I’ve read, he seems to be tough. I think that we are lucky and the staff is working hard to get this one
 
I’ve always thought that a team should take a flyer each year on a track star even if they don’t have a lot of football experience - also because of Bob Hayes.
But not necessarily Renaldo Nehemiah.
 
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South Bend, IN
Anyone hear anything on the Brandon Peters visit this weekend? Would be a really great get.
 
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South Bend, IN
Staff says his visit went well. They believe he's all in & that he'll join the Illini.

Not the best fit for our system, but Rod is confident we can use him.
Great to hear. He may not be a perfect fit, but he is lightyears ahead of what we're at right now. Him coming here would make me feel a lot more comfortable predicting a bowl game this season.
 
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